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This study applies a factor-cluster analysis to a sample of 321 residents in the city of Valencia based on their perceptions of the impacts of cruises on their city. Three clusters of residents were identified, namely 'pessimists', 'cautious supporters' and 'optimists'. Overall, the findings reveal ...

Author(s)
Chiappa, G. del; Lorenzo-Romero, C.; Gallarza, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 7, pp 170-181
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this paper is to propose a methodological approach for the analysis of the seasonality of cruise tourism. By means of multivariate statistical techniques, principal component factor and cluster analysis, a classification of destination ports is obtained, based on the monthly distribution ...

Author(s)
Fernandez Morales, A.; Mayorga Toledano, M. C.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2018, 16, 1, pp 253-264
Abstract

This article shows the methodology and the main figures of the local and regional economic impact generated by cruise activity. This article is pioneering in combining different issues: estimating the impact of the cruise port activity, presenting these impacts disaggregated at a sectoral level,...

Author(s)
Vayá, E.; Garcia, J. R.; Murillo, J.; Romaní, J.; Suriñach, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 4, pp 479-492
Abstract

Cruise tourism has grown rapidly worldwide over the past 30 years. This increase in cruise passengers has brought a set of economic, socio-cultural, and environmental impacts. In a port context, it is reflected in mobility problems with long waiting times and queues. To assess cruise passenger...

Author(s)
Chaos, S. R.; Roca, D. P.; Marchán, S. S.; Conejo, A. S. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 20, 2, pp 147-157
Abstract

This article focuses on analysing the perception that the tourism sector itself has of its impact in cities at which cruises call. We use a sample of 371 managers of tourism establishments in the hinterlands of two Spanish cruise ports. The conclusions confirm the good public image that cruise...

Author(s)
Castillo-Manzano, J. I.; Lopez-Valpuesta, L.; Alanís, F. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2015, 18, 7, pp 701-705
Abstract

While the cruise tourism sector has been fairly analyzed in the academic literature, regular domestic routes have been little studied until now. The aim of this paper is the case study of Baleària fun & music, a program of activities and special events initiated by the shipping company Baleària in...

Author(s)
Fernández Reina, S.; Ramón Cardona, J.
Publisher
Federal University of Alagoas, Penedo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Iberoamericana de Turismo (RITUR), 2014, 4, 2, pp 88-112
Abstract

This chapter explores the economic, social, and environmental impacts of cruise tourism, illustrated with experiences from New Zealand, Alaska, Spain and elsewhere. It is shown that the cruise industry certainly has the potential to generate large amounts of money for many, but currently at high...

Author(s)
Lück, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Nautical tourism: concepts and issues, 2007, pp 75-82
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Coastal areas and the sea.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to coastal areas and marine environments. It considers: (i) how coastal resorts can be developed in ways that are more sustainable; and (ii) the regeneration of established seaside resorts. Also discussed are sustainability...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 0851993141)
Type
Book chapter

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